18 May 2015
For generations, Okinawans potters have passed their expertise directly from master to student. There are no textbooks explaining how to make the beautiful pieces characteristic of Okinawa. Masters...
Type: News Article
5 May 2015
New clues about diseases like inflammatory bowel disorder may be found thanks to a new genomic interactions catalogue by a group of researchers in Japan and the United Kingdom. This research was...
Type: Press release
Prof. Nick Luscombe
1 May 2015
Prof. Nick Luscombe heads the Genomics and Regulatory Systems Unit at OIST.
Type: Photo
Filipe Tavares-Cadete
30 Apr 2015
Dr. Filipe Tavares-Cadete, a post-doctoral researcher at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) demonstrates how DNA looping inside the nucleus brings segments...
Type: Photo
DNA Loops
30 Apr 2015
DNA looping can bring a promoter and a distant enhancer close together inside the nucleus. Photo courtesy of Kelvin Song.
Type: Photo
Promoter Interactions
30 Apr 2015
A graphic shows how many more promoter interactions (purples arcs) are captured by the Capture Hi-C method (second track) versus the regular Hi-C method (first track). The interactions from a single...
Type: Photo
17 Apr 2015
It seems unnatural that a species could survive without having sex. Yet over the ages, evolution has endowed females of certain species of amphibians, reptiles and fish with the ability to clone...
Type: News Article
10 Apr 2015
This is the introduction movie of Open Energy Systems which are installed in 19 OIST faculty houses. Each house is connected with DC cable lines and exchange energy each other.
Type: Video
7 Apr 2015
Patterns appearing on both the very large and very small scale are extremely rare, but researchers at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) in Japan have found a...
Type: News Article
Fairy Circles and Skin Cells
6 Apr 2015
Two apparently unrelated systems on vastly different scales – fairy circles in the Namibian desert (left) and microscopic skin cells (right) – appear to share a similar pattern, which is very, very...
Type: Photo


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